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VSŽ sets AGM for May 21

VSŽ, an eastern Slovak steel giant, said on March 11 it would hold a general shareholders meeting (AGM) on May 21 and that it might release preliminary 1997 results at the beginning of April. "The audit of last year's results should be completed by the end of March," said VSŽ spokesman Jozef Marko. "But it is possible that we will decide to release full results at the AGM." Developments in VSŽ have been under a microscope since the company reshuffled its leadership at an extraordinary shareholders meeting (EGM) on February 27. The owners said they split the operational management and long-term planning between the board of directors and the supervisory board. But investors reacted badly to the move and VSŽ's capital market share, the most liquid and the second most heavily capitalized Slovak issue, has since dropped 34 percent on the Bratislava Stock Exchange (BSE).

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Šumiac breaks sweat record: first sauna to be revived

The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used.

The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.